What you’ll be doing...

In order to lead the aeronautical internet of things and enable the continuing expansion of commercial UAS operations, Skyward must provide high quality products to our customers. The Mobile QA Engineer is a critical player in this mission. This role will define test plans and create automated functional, system, and regression tests specifically for mobile applications. The role not only ensures the quality of the shipped product but also drives the efficiency of the releases via automation.

As a Mobile QA Engineer you will enforce quality assurance standards and execute test plans with a focus on ensuring the mobile apps remain at the highest quality. You will use industry standard testing tools to ensure on-time, high-quality releases. You will test the Skyward mobile apps across mobile operating systems, devices, and aircraft while keeping an eye on quality, performance, and usability. You will emphasize safety and professionalism when flight testing our software in the field. You will write clear, effective bug reports and track issues through their lifecycle. You will advocate for Skyward’s customers, ensuring they have a great experience using the Skyward platform as they run their drone businesses around the world.

  • Rigorously test the Skyward Software Platform across mobile operating systems, devices, and aircraft to ensure on-time, high-quality releases.

  • Run manual tests against the platform to validate features and bug fixes.

  • Build, run and maintain automated XCUITests to verify the quality of the software platform

  • Document defects and issues clearly in Jira with examples, replication steps and other information sufficient for an engineer to address.

  • Suggest best practices and process improvements to integrate quality earlier in the dev lifecycle

  • Monitor and work with products to prioritize issues as they progress through the software development lifecycle.

  • Flight test software in the field while following all applicable laws and regulations in a safe and professional manner.

  • Work with development and account support teams in developing test workflow, including

  • functional, integration, regression, UAT, and performance/stress testing.

  • Document test plans and environments to be run by self and others.

  • Understand customer workflows and incorporate that knowledge into the test plans.

  • Review pull requests with an eye on quality.

  • Recommend Usability improvements that facilitate Skyward’s customers accomplishing their work quickly and easily.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, Engineering, Aviation, or four or more years of work experience.

  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Four or more years in a full-time software quality assurance testing role testing iOS and/or Android apps.

  • Four or more years of experience writing QA automation tests for mobile apps with tools such as XCUITest, Appium, Robotium, UIAutomator, etc.

  • Experience using bug and issue tracking systems.

  • Experience using test case management software.

  • Experience working on Agile teams utilizing Scrum practices.

Even better if you have:

  • Ability to work with others in a highly collaborative fast-paced team environment.

  • Aviation experience (FAA sUAS or Private Pilot Certificate, airspace knowledge, ability to read VFR sectional charts, operating UAS, etc.)

  • Outstanding attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Demonstrated aptitude and desire to learn new skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to develop a deep understanding of the commercial UAS marketplace and customers needs.

  • Ability to receive, digest, and act on critical feedback from teammates.

  • Experience working with SaaS applications.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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